March 8, 2004 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth featured on Discovery Channel education program The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth was featured in a recent Discovery Channel program Champions of Industry because of its innovative approach to teaching, research and community involvement. The program was hosted by television personality Pat Summerall and was aired initially on the Discovery Channel on Tuesday morning, December 2, 2003.
March 8, 2004 Janine Wong: Fragments Featured At University Of Richmond Marsh Art Gallery DARTMOUTH, MA. - The artistic creations of Associate Professor Janine Wong of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouths College of Visual & Performing Arts will be featured in a major exhibition at the Marsh Art Gallery on the campus of the University of Richmond. The exhibition entitled Janine Wong: Fragments will continue through July 24 and presents four large-scale, multi-panel contemporary paintings created as a site-specific project for the University of Richmond Museum.
March 5, 2004 Local Author to discuss her WWII Spy Thriller, Apr. 14, at UMD Local author Ingrid Waldron will read from her recent novel The Year of D-Day at the UMass Dartmouth Library at 7 p.m., April 14. The event, which will be held in the first floor Browsing Area, is free and open to the public. Parking is in lot 13. For more information, call 508-999-8946.
March 5, 2004 UMASS DARTMOUTH AWARDED teacher training Grant Dartmouth, MAAn interdisciplinary team of educators at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth have been awarded a $40,000 professional development grant to work with middle school teachers in New Bedford. The Massachusetts Board of Higher Education funded the project entitled Literacy and Content Required Here with resources earmarked to improve teacher quality under the federal No Child Left Behind legislation.
March 5, 2004 AUTHOR TO SPEAK AT UMASS DARTMOUTH - Writer and scholar Minrose Gwin Dartmouth, MA-Writer and scholar Minrose Gwin will speak at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth on Tuesday, March 9th at 1:00pm in the Library Browsing Area. The event is sponsored by the Womens Center and the English Department, with the assistance of a Cultural Affairs Grant. Ms. Gwin will share from her new memoir Wishing For Snow published by the Louisiana State University Press.
February 27, 2004 University Announces Policy Studies Program DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS -- After years of effort by Chancellor Jean F. MacCormack and faculty members supportive of the idea, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced today that its Center for Policy Analysis, and the Policy Studies faculty have secured final approval to offer an undergraduate Minor in Policy Studies. The University Provost, Dr. Louis Esposito made the announced at a press conference in the University library. This is the first major academic initiative in the social sciences at UMass Dartmouth in 30 years.
February 27, 2004 India Ministry Secretary C. M. Bhandari To Address Umd Indic Studies Seminar The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth announced that its Center for Indic Studies will host a special seminar conducted by Mr. C. M. Bhandari, the Joint Secretary for the Ministry of External Affairs in the federal government of India. The seminar will be held on March 1 in the Library Browsing Area from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Secretary Bhandari will address the politics and realities associated with business outsourcing by companies in the United States and other nations.
February 26, 2004 Board Of Higher Education Presents Excellence Award To "Changing Lives Through Literature" DARTMOUTH, MA. The New England Board of Higher Education will present its prestigious 2004 Excellence Award to Dr. Robert Waxler and his colleagues for their innovative alternative sentencing program Changing Lives Through Literature. The award will be presented at a ceremony and dinner scheduled for Friday evening, February 27 at the Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel in Boston.
February 12, 2004 Entrepreneurs Speaker Series Fall River - The Advanced Technology & Manufacturing Center (ATMC) at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth in conjunction with the South Coast Technology Council will host a series of brown bag speaker lunches to promote and enhance the work of entrepreneurs and emerging businesses. The series will be held once a month at the ATMC, 151 Martine St., Fall River from 12-1:30 p.m. and is open to all interested.
February 11, 2004 Lesra Martin, Lawyer Who Freed The Hurricane DARTMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS - The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, in conjunction with the other four colleges of the Connect partnership (Bridgewater State College, Bristol Community College, Cape Cod Community College, and Massasoit Community College) will host a three- day lecture series featuring attorney Lesra Martin, renowned for his life-long commitment to equal justice and for his brilliant defense of Rubin "the Hurricane" Carter. Mr. Martin will offer a lecture at each of the five Connect partners between February 11-13, 2004.